Eighties Clubs & Radio Shows, Illinois

This is a list of clubs and radio programs in Illinois which deal with the 80s. If you know of any programs or clubs which aren't here, or see incorrect information, please use the form at the end of the page.

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  • Club 950 & Restaurant - Chicago, IL
    Thursdays 9:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. with dj Danny playing everything from the 80's location is 2122 W. Lawrence telephone # is (773)878-8241 and the web site adresses is http://www.club950-online.com
  • Club 950 & Restaurant - Chicago, IL
    Thursdays 9:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. with dj Danny playing everything from the 80's
  • NEO - Chicago, IL
    Thursdays 10PM to 4AM, The Former Club 950s "Planet Earth" moved over to NEO nightclub after the unfortunate closing of Club 950. Mostly 80's New Wave with some punk and goth thrown in for good measure.
  • Polyesters - Chicago, IL
    Its a huge club with one room for 70s and the other for 80s.
  • Retromania - Rockford, IL
    Check it out on Saturday Nights from 7 to Mid on 97zok!!
  • Hydrate Nightclub IL
    There is an awesome night at this club. Every Tuesday at Hydrate DJ Laura B plays all 80's and Teri Yaki hosts with trivia. Prizes are given away. It is a fun atmosphere! They call it Retro Flashback.

Radio Show

  • The Eighties Channel - Chicago, IL
    WXXY, 24-7, This is the first and only radio station that I know of that plays all 80's music all the time. You can even listen to it online with Windows Media Player. Aside from the bad DJs, it's a keeper! http://www.fm103.com/ftuner.html
  • The Package - Chicago, IL
    WCKG 105.9 FM , Saturday nights starting at 7PM for a FULL 5 HOURS. http://www.rock80s.com
  • The Nooner - Macomb, IL
    WKAI (100.1 FM), It airs from 11:30 to 12:30 weekdays show and features both the well-known and the obscure.
  • 97.7 wmoi - Monmouth-Galesburg, IL
    The 80's are it on 97.7! They also feature Nina Blackwood's Absolutely 80's program on Sunday from 9am to noon, Dee Snider's House of Hair on Saturday from 10pm-12 and Dr. Demento on Sunday night from 10p-12! Check out their website for more information! http://www.977wmoi.com
  • Eighties Station - Peoria, IL
    94.3 WCML, All day, all night..., Fairly new station that plays nothing but 80's music 24/7. They played alot of the same stuff over and over, but now that they are better organized, they seem to be broadening their play lists. Great station!
  • Eighties Station - Peoria, IL
    The Channel 94.3, 24/7,
  • 80s Saturday Nights - Rockford, IL
    WZOK 97.5, Saturday Nights 7pm 12am Hosted by Raphael Kamner.
  • '80s Essentials - Romeoville/Joliet, IL
    WLRA 88.1 FM, Wednesdays 8-10 pm, Hosted by Mark Bigadees and Kilroy with live correspondant Dolby Seagulls. '80s Requests/Dedications, Trivia, and crazy '80s fun and games!
  • Geena Cruz's Back in the Day Cafe IL
    102.9 Y103 noon - 1p is Geena's Back in The Day Cafe. All your favorite Hit songs from back in the day...70's, 80's, and 90's! It's one full hour of all request and dedications!
  • Geena's Back In The Day Cafe IL
    102.9 Y103 at noon. All Your Favorite Hit Songs From Back In The Day! Hosted By Geena Cruz.
  • Saturday Night Rock of the 80s IL
    WLUP 97.9 the Loop. Chicago's rock station blares out all 80s rock music (even rarities) every Saturday night from 7-midnight.
  • The Saturday Night Ride IL
    Lite Rock 97.5, WHMS. Saturday nights from 7pm-Midnight, hosted by Lee Marcus. It's an 80s request show. Rock, rap, mellow.....everything is fair game. Live and local with an 80s expert behind the wheel.
    Listen to Chicago's legendary WBMX anytime online now! WBMX.COM Mixes, House, R&B Dance from the 80s. All the music that made WBMX the legend it was around the world.
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